Free Press Journal
  • Nitin Gadkari

    Banks not willing to fund road projects: Gadkari

    New Delhi: Banks are not willing to fund road projects and PPP projects in the sector are suffering as private players are reluctant to pitch in, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said in Lok Sabha today.

  • Satya Nadella

    Microsoft CEO Nadella gets doused with bucket of ice water

    New York:  Microsoft’s India-born CEO Satya Nadella was doused with a bucket of ice water on his head as part of a challenge he took to raise awareness about a neurodegenerative disease and in turn challenged Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Google co-founder Larry Page to do the same.

  • Rape

    Class 12 student arrested for raping minor

    New Delhi:  A class 12 student of a government school here has been arrested for sexually assaulting a kindergarten student of the same school, police said Thursday.

  • Security for I day

    Security beefed up for I-Day in national capital

    New Delhi:  A massive ground-to-air security apparatus has been put in place in the national capital, especially at Red Fort and surrounding areas where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unfurl the national flag and deliver his maiden Independence Day address to the nation tomorrow.

  • Saradha scam: CBI conducts raids at 28 locations

    New Delhi:  The CBI conducted searches at 28 locations, including the residence of a former minister, in connection with Rs.10,000-crore Saradha chit fund scam, an official said Thursday.

  • LeT suspects Abdul Subhan, Asahbuddin

    LeT suspects Abdul Subhan, Asahbuddin sent to police custody

    New Delhi: Suspected Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) operatives Abdul Subhan and his nephew Asahbuddin, arrested for their alleged roles in conspiring to carry out terror strikes in Delhi and adjoining areas, were today remanded to five-day police custody by a court here.

  • Mamta Banerjee

    Mamata Banerjee to visit Singapore from August 17

    Kolkata:  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will pay a six-day visit to Singapore from August 17 at the country’s invitation for improving business and cultural relations.

  • Two cops beaten by drug peddler

    Moga:  Two police constables were allegedly thrashed by a suspected drug peddler near Bandh Phatak at Akalsar road here, police said today.

  • sexually assault case

    Man held for raping mentally challenged woman

    Bundi (Rajasthan):  A man has been arrested for allegedly raping a physically and mentally challenged woman in Dodi village of the district.

  • J&K Guv asks Shrine board to prepare action plans for next Amarnath Yatra

    Srinagar:  Lauding the efforts of various agencies and local stakeholders for the successful conduct of the annual Amarnath yatra, Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra has asked Shri Amarnatji Shrine Board (SASB) to prepare camp-wise and route-wise action plans, focusing on medicare and environment protection, for the next year’s pilgrimage.

  • Ravi Shankar Prasad

    NIC launches its e – greetings portal

    New Delhi: Minister of Communications and Information Technology and Law and Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad launched the E-Greetings Portal of National Informatics Centre (NIC) from his residence here on Thursday.